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Hovels Hausbrauerei

$$ - $$$German, European,
Hoher Wall 5-7 | 44137 Dortmund, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 231 9145470
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“schweinshaxe” (6 reviews)
“schnitzel” (9 reviews)
“blood sausage” (3 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hoher Wall 5-7 | 44137 Dortmund, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a conference meeting dinner there and they gave us a tour of the brewery. Then we has a buffet with lots of beer salads and soups. The waiters were very friendly and always prompt with another beer if your glass was empty.

Thank Giovanni C
Dominique Q, Betriebsleitung at Hovels Hausbrauerei, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for the mentioned compliments. We look forward to a return visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a small walk out of town here as knew the Schweinshaxe/pork knee was going to be good. Still wasn’t prepared quite how good. The crackling covered the knee and so crisp. The meat fell off the bone wonderfully. Sides of potatoes and sauerkraut with...More

1  Thank Greg H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Friendly staff...very easy going. Only had a couple of delicious Hövels drafts and watched many bountiful plates get served. Connot comment on flavor, but potions, eye appeal was quite high.

Thank David K
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Having done some research before ttavelling this was the one restaurant I wanted to try in Dortmund. We found it just as lunchtime was upon us and were soon sitting down to enjoy a nice beer. Well except for one of our party who had...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Reserve table if you are a larger group, popular place. Service was stiff, not welcoming, but effective. We orderd the SchweinHaxe and Wiener Schnitzel. So much food on the table we could not finish up. Good beer to the meat.More

Thank ResenarSverige
Dominique Q, Betriebsleitung at Hovels Hausbrauerei, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017
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Thank you for the mentioned review. We strive for more relaxed service. Vielen Dank für die genannte Kritik. Wir bemühen...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great food .. especially their specialty which is knuckles .. super yummy ! Great ambiance.. spacious and friendly staff. They also have private function rooms . My favorite in Dortmund

Thank LinaJ
Dominique Q, Betriebsleitung at Hovels Hausbrauerei, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you so much for this lovely words.

Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Wow! Fantastic beer and lots of them. Very typical German food and plenty of it. Not expensive in the slightest. This place has been around for over 100 years and its little wonder. They look after their customers, speak v good English and it’s all...More

Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I had a light bite - currywurst and it was anything but light, quite tasty and washed down with the local beers which were actually lovely. However, not taking credit cards for less than 20euros is crazy and meant I had to have another beer...More

Thank Blueto
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went with local relatives for a real German dinner. The first thing that caught my eye on the menu was the grilled Schweinshaxe -- one kilogram of pig's foot! I split this and another dish (a mixed platter) with my son. This was a...More

Thank ErnestFromBaltimore
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time, the terrace is very nice and I recommend to eat outside when the weather allows you. The Hövels beer is lovely and the menu offers a nice choice with very decent prices.

Thank Felix H
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25 November 2017|
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Response from Serge B | Reviewed this property |
No reservation necessary, quite a big place and rather empty these days.
20 December 2016|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoher Wall 5-7 | 44137 Dortmund, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dortmund
  • Phone Number: +49 231 9145470
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